Secret Silhouette Nativity Jar

This festive light up jar will allow you to see a silhouette of the nativity scene when you turn the lights on.

Secret Silhouette Nativity Jar

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

30 minutes

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Print off the template and carefully cut out the silhouetted characters.
  2. Take your jar and use a small amount of PVA glue to stick them on to the front.
  3. Then cut small strips of white tissue paper and fill the space within the stable.
  4. Next cut small strips of blue tissue paper and fill the space on the outside of the stable.
  5. Once this is completely dry, cut a large strip of white tissue paper (big enough to wrap around the jar in one piece)
  6. Wrap the jar and then stick this to the jar at the back only.
  7. Insert string lights into the jar and place the lid on.
  8. Twist two pipe cleaners together and place them around the top and bottom of the jar.
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Top Tip

Make sure that the base layer is completely dry before attaching the final white tissue layer .